RU-486 Overview

Miracle or Curse Deaths (through December 2010) Feminist Strategy Backfiring: Drug Used to Assault Women (June 2010) FDA Statement & Fact Sheet (November 2004) Woman Sues Ohio Abortion Facility: RU-486 Ruined Her Fertility (April 2004) Swedish Woman Dies of Abortion Drug RU-486 (March 2004) … Continue reading

Abortifacients: An Overview

“To make an informed choice, women must know that [emergency contraceptive pills] … prevent pregnancy primarily by delaying or inhibiting ovulation and inhibiting fertilization, but may at times inhibit implantation of a fertilized egg in the endometrium,” Dr. James Trussell … Continue reading

Norplant

Norplant consists of six tiny pellets that are inserted under the skin of the upper arm.  These create a slow release of a synthetic form of the female hormone progesterone.  They continue to release this medication over a period of … Continue reading

Contraceptive Pill

Contraceptive pills contain, in differing dosages to be taken in different combinations during the month, two synthetic female hormones.  They contain estrogen and the second hormone, progesterone.  Sometimes that’s called the “pregnancy hormone.”  This hormone is normally formed in a … Continue reading

The IUD

The intrauterine device, or IUD, has been widely used for over three decades.  Its use in recent years, however, declined sharply, and for good reason.  Why?  Well, one very medical and one very ethical reason.  The ethical and moral reason?  … Continue reading

Dispelling the Myths

There is a significant amount of misinformation circulating regarding human fertilization, embryo implantation and the first week of life. Here are the known scientific facts. When sperm are deposited in a woman’s vagina, they swim through the cervix (the mouth … Continue reading